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Mar 4, 2011 5:30pm PST
. >>> and made in america. your great ideas for keeping jobs here at home. tonight, the american worker is our "person of the week." >>> good evening. they were out there today at just about every gasoline station in america, 114,000 stations across the country. the workers pulling down one set of prices and slapping up new, higher ones. prices all americans have seen climb almost every single day. since the start of the year, take a look at this, the average price of a gallon has jumped 10%, from $3.07 to $3.38. so, we sought an answer. how much higher can this go? matt gutman reports in tonight from hollywood, florida. $3.53 next to you, matt. >> reporter: that's right, diane, and oil prices today closed at their highest level since any time since september 2008, just a little over $104 a barrel. and the experts we spoke to said even they were surprised by how quickly these gas prices followed. and they said the soaring prices are not likely to slow down any time soon. not since hurricane katrina shut down one-third of the nation's refineries has the price of gas shot up this high thi
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Mar 1, 2011 5:30pm PST
midwest, while florida is burning. >>> made in america. are you sure your home is filled with american goods? we show one family the truth and what a shock tonight. >>> and, surprising life. the unexpected story of america's pioneer pinup girl, jane russell, who died yesterday. >>> good evening. the last time it happened in america, it was 1963, and john kennedy was in the white house. we got answers to some direct questions about women in the united states. what are their paychecks, their opportunities and their obstacles? well, now, tonight, almost 50 years later, those questions have finally been asked and answered once again. a huge new report on american women, where gains have been made, where ground has been lost. and we have two correspondents on the case tonight, elizabeth vargas and jake tapper, who starts us off at the white house, where the study was released just today. jake? >> reporter: that's right, diane. good evening. the white house released today what it called the most comprehensive study by the government on women in almost 50 years. each day, 72 million women in
ABC
Mar 8, 2011 6:30pm EST
>>> tonight on "world news," america afloat. in 26 states. canoes instead of cars. mired in mud. neighbors rescuing neighbors. a mountain of snow becomes a torrent of water. >>> no excuses. the government warns gas could be $4 by summer. but we ask these gas stations why their jacking up the prices now. >>> punishing kids? 20,000 seek medical attention because of teachers. where do you draw the line on paddlings, on spanking? >>> wild weight loss idea. if you imitate pregnant women, can you really peel off the pounds? >>> and, made in america gets action. will congress now require gift shops like these to sell goods from american workers? >>> good evening. more than half of america's states, 26 in all, are facing flood watches and warnings tonight. in towns from new orleans to new york, there are rivers in the streets. snow melting so fast it's as if two olympic swimming pools were pouring out every single second. and another wet storm is about to arrive. already, canoes are parked in the driveway. cars stalled in the water. and mud is everywhere. and our linsey davis is in wayn
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Mar 3, 2011 5:30pm PST
. >>> tonight on "world news," fight for the future. bill gates throws down a gauntlet, saying america should stop wasting education money and put it where it gives our kids a real edge in school. >>> mormon pledge. a college basketball star has sex with his girlfriend and he and his winning team pay a very high price. what do you think is right? >>> time to go. 17 days into the libyan crisis. the president says gadhafi should leave and won't rule out military help. >>> made in america. after our family gives up all their foreign goods for american ones, how much did it cost to buy made in america? >>> and we'll tell you about an entire little town that kept pumping and pumping a heart until a miracle happened. >>> good evening. we begin with a high stakes showdown we see in state after state after state. the battle over teachers, schools and money. well, today, bill gates, whose foundation spends hundreds of millions of dollars on u.s. schools, called out state officials for incompetence, wasting money and making grave mistakes about teaching american kids to succeed. and ron claiborn
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Feb 28, 2011 5:30pm PST
interview. why is he suing cbs? >>> and made in america. a family is stunned when we go through their house searching for u.s. products. all about creating more american jobs. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with a u.s. exclusive, moammar gadhafi. the flamboyant and brutal dictator at the center of the firestorm in libya. today our christiane amanpour became the only american reporter to sit with gadhafi. he refused to acknowledge libyan protesters. he laughed at demands that he step down, even as anti-government forces rage across his country. so let's go right away to christiane in tripoli. good evening, christiane. you sat right across from the man. the whole world is wondering what he'll do next. what did you hear? reporter: well, diane, i see he was relaxed and focused, determined to tell his side of the story. he exhibited no sense of a siege mentality. on the other hand, he remains incapable of realizing that in this country there is an uprising against him. colonel gadhafi emerged from the first of a convoy of cars, greeting us at a beachfront restaurant as the sun se
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Mar 2, 2011 6:30pm EST
. troops at an airport in germany. >>> and, made in america. the family who said we could take away everything in their house made overseas, stunned by the truth. tonight, we show them how it looks when we buy only from workers here at home. >>> good evening. they are our parents, our neighbors and we learned today that by the millions they are vulnerable to a kind of invisible elder abuse. it was all brought home by the original all-american kid in the old time movies, mickey rooney who is now 90 years old. he silenced the room on capitol hill of his story of financial abuse, bullying and shake. adding, if it can happen to him, it can happen to anyone. and abc's claire shipman watched it all today. >> reporter: diane, it is estimated that as many as 3.5 million americans are victims of elder abuse. it does have a broad definition. it can be physical abuse, neglect, sheer theft, which is what mickey rooney talked about in his wrenching testimony, where he said all of them can cause devastating psychological consequences. he plays to the crowd wherever he goes. ♪ it's a lovely morn
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Mar 7, 2011 6:30pm EST
happened to america's quest for energy independence? where does it stand and what would it take for us to drive prices down? we asked bianna golodryga to find out. >> reporter: every u.s. president for the last 40 years has issued the same ultimatum. >> we will finally end our dependence on oil from the middle ice. >> and america's accepted dependence on foreign oil. >> reporter: so how much have we cut our dependence on foreign oil? turns out we haven't. in fact, we rely even more on it. in 1973 the u.s. produced 64% of all the oil it consumed while importing the rest from foreign sources. half of that prosecutor opec. in 2010, 61% of the oil we consume came from overseas, while our piece of the pie shrank to less than 40%. almost ten years after 9/11 and a rededication to reducing oil imports, still no change. >> political will is the main thing that's keeping us from relying less on foreign oil. we can't change things overnight. we need to bring down the cost of alternatives and push them into the economy but in we don't get started now we'll never get there. >> reporter: advance
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 6:30pm EDT
with the villagers who raced to rescue them. >>> radiation and america. how safe are the products leaving japan and heading here? dr. richard besser, on the airport tarmac running the tests. >>> and, royal ride. secrets revealed of william and kate's procession. a prince following in the same path as his mother, princess diana. >>> good evening from washington, where we are just come back from an exclusive interview with secretary of state hillary clinton about the u.s. intervention in libya, how we got involved and how it will end. but we bring you a headline tonight. are there signs that colonel moammar gadhafi and those close to him may be trying to find an exit, even though gadhafi appeared on television, promising to win? also, as abc news has reported on "good morning america," libyan dip low malts say at least one of gadhafi's sons may now have been killed by a libyan pilot on a kamikaze mission so, here is what secretary clinton told us today about gadhafi and the report about his sons. there's a report that two of gadhafi's sons, at least one, but maybe two, have been kil
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Mar 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
o'hare airport, america's second busiest, told us two controllers should be the bare minimum anywhere. >> common sense, basically. you need two controllers to do two things. one control your would be working, let's say in an emergency flight that's having some type of problem. and the other person would be there to coordinate the emergency equipment, coordinate with the airlines. >> reporter: fatigue and staffing have long played air traffic controllers. the ntsb put addressing fatigue on its most wanted safety list. but the ntsb said this is not just a nice thing, they said it's a necessary thing and a priority. it's something that needs to be changed. >> well, professionalism would dictate that anyone who doesn't think they are fit to work should tell us they're not fit to work. >> reporter: the faa is reviewing staffing at those 29 airports and we're learning just now more of them, san diego, sacramento, tucson, but they won't say how quickly and how many will be changed, david. we will keep pressing them. >> so, jim, the faa acknowledging to you that there should be at le
ABC
Mar 28, 2011 6:30pm EDT
of radiation from fukushima continue making their way across america. now reported as far east as massachusetts found in rainwater and as far south as florida in the air there. but just how small are these trace amounts? well, experts say think about it this way, if this is the radiation outside the japanese plant of japan, this, a lot less is the radiation you get from a cross country flight across the u.s. and this is the radiation from a dental x-ray. this is the radiation from the potassium in a banana and the amounts being found in rainwater so far right here in the u.s., that teeny dot are a fraction of a banana. that's how much it represents. >>> so still ahead on "world news" -- should a 7-year-old wear a grown-up bikini? it's time for americans to examine the question, what about marketing sexy to very little girls? >>> and a kind of surgery that could help the nearly 25 million americans with type ii diabetes and help may be within days. when your eyes are smiling... you're smiling. and when they're laughing... you're laughing. be kind to your eyes... with transitions le
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 6:30pm EDT
>>> tonight on "world news," target libya. america and its allies now just hours away from control of the skies. so what's next for u.s. forces and what will gadhafi do now? >>> radiation in food from japan. >> fukushima fresh vegetables. >> we do our own tests. >>> and an american family after ten days of hope learns their daughter was lost trying to save others. >>> men, women and jobs. which sex is getting 90% of the new jobs and why? >>> and sibling secrets. are you an older or younger sibling? news by which order gives you an edge in health and happiness. >>> good evening, as we come on the air tonight beginning this week together the united states is still in the middle of an international assault on moammar gadhafi's libya. but the battle is moving at breakneck speed. it is called "operation odyssey dawn" and as of tonight the skies are clear. gadhafi's forces have come to a halt though there are still big questions. how soon can the u.s. hand over the lead to other countries? who are these libyan rebels and are we even on the same side? and what is next? will gadhafi fold o
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Mar 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
overspent forces and our taxpayer dollars. martha? >> reporter: david, while america may be handing over more of the mission to allies here in the region, it's clear that america's servicemen and women will still be bearing a heavy load. and it's taxpayers paying a great deal of the bill. this is what the mission of protecting civilians in libya looks like today. british fighter jets high above the libyan desert scouring for targets. just outside a city, a column of libyan tanks threatening to fire. the british lock on, taking out one tank and then another with precision-guided missiles. six tanks destroyed in all. >> gadhafi has virtually no air defense left to him and a diminishing ability to command his forces on the ground. >> reporter: in the past 24 hours, of the nearly 100 strike missions in libya, more than half done by americans. the u.s. navy now has 12 ships in the mediterranean. in less than a week, firing 184 tomahawk cruise missiles. the cost? a whopping $258 million. the "uss kearsarge" is the largest of these ships. this crew has actually been under way for 210 days. only
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Mar 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
typical interview. ah! the folks at ready america invited me to their earthquake simulator. wow. they decided to catch me off guard. wow. >> i know. >> reporter: that was so strong. i didn't know what to do. >> exactly. >> reporter: what is the right thing? >> exactly what i tried to do. push you underneath there. >> reporter: the simulated quake was only a 6.8, 158 times less powerful than what hit japan. still, important lessons learned. >> find the safest place in the room and take cover. drop cover and take hold. >> reporter: they do the same in japan. watch how quickly these men dive for cover. as the 9.0 quake rattles everything around them. surviving the earthquake itself is the first step. living through the aftermath is a big concern. imagine suddenly having no access to water, electricity, or communication. have essentials on hand. water, like these pouches, that stay fresh for five years, and other staples like non perishable food and flashlights. above all, be prepared. you never know when the big one will hit. >>> if you want to know if that new report shows that yo
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Mar 14, 2011 5:30pm PDT
america's earthquake country, and what's going on in japan raises very real concerns about the potential for such a disaster here. a deadly natural disaster that threatens to unleash an even deadlier manmade one. the operators of the san onofre nuclear power plant insist they're prepared. is this plant safe? >> absolutely this plant is safe. >> reporter: we asked the white house to explain how u.s. nuclear safety standards compare to japanese ones. >> u.s. power plants are designed to very high standards for earthquake effect. >> reporter: of the 100 plus nuclear power plants in the u.s., 11 are in areas prone to earthquakes. early indications are the daiichi reactor withstood the quake and the tsunami, but as we know, that one/two punch cut off the power supply and then knocked out the backup generators, a scenario the industry calls a station blackout. >> there are many pathways to station blackout at atomic reactors here in the united states. tsunamis could do it. earthquakes could do it. >> reporter: in japan the station blackout left battery power as the only way to cool t
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Mar 10, 2011 5:30pm PST
banks. our reporter on the scene with even more heavy rain on the way. >>> and, made in america. the newest challenge in the middle of grand central station. and an even bigger reveal. the new jobs being sown in the u.s. right now. >>> good evening. not long ago, a cancer diagnosis felt like a death sentence. not anymore. huge numbers of americans, hundreds of thousands more each year, are surviving and living with cancer. numbers just released from the centers for disease control show that 1 in 20 american adults is now a cancer survivor, almost 12 million of us. we are catching cancer earlier and treating it more effectively. and ron claiborne is here with what it all means for the survivors and the people that love them. this is such encouraging news. >> reporter: this is really important news tonight, george. so many people are now living with and beating cancer. four times as many as 40 years ago. in fact, the cdc said today that for millions of americans, cancer is now a manageable disease. >> reporter: they send us their videos. poignant messages celebrating their struggle aga
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Mar 16, 2011 6:30pm EDT
to the same kind of reactors right here in america? >>> and, what about the fear of the people of japan tonight? >>> good evening. this is what an american official told us today. it would be hard to describe how alarming the situation is inside japan's nuclear power plant. teetering on the brink of a multi-reactor meltdown. that last ditch hope, the workers heading in on what he called a suicide mission. and even that may be too late. as family members or some of the workers have begun to weigh in, one of them writing tonight, "my father has accepted his fate, much like a death sentence." and, the japanese people are lining up today to be tested or to leave, but we want to talk, as well, about what this means for the united states. we're going to tell you about worst case scenarios, what it might really deliver to hawaii, to california, the rest of this country, all of that ahead. but martha raddatz leads us off, she spent the day with experts asking about the reality of what is happening tonight. martha? >> reporter: diane, the u.s. is now urgently trying to get the japanese gov
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Mar 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
try to turn on the damaged pumps at the nuclear site. with backup pumps from america on the way. as new video shows what's happening inside the reactors. who will be the new volunteers to go in and brave the radiation? and throughout japan, more anxiety, less food and water. as the president tells americans there is no sign dangerous radiation is coming here. >>> good evening. as we come on the air tonight, the u.s. navy is now racing to the rescue in japan. where there is word that electricity is about to return to the fukushima nuclear plant, and the u.s. is flying in five giant pumps from a navy base in nagasaki. they are pumps that can deliver enormous amounts of water, after we all watched today as the helicopters tried to spray water, but to no avail. our reporters are out in force on the story tonight. and we will go to japan in a moment. but first, let's head to martha raddatz who has been talking all day to the u.s. officials who are now helping the japanese. martha? >> reporter: diane, every day, the nuclear monster seems to get more frightening. but there is some hope ton
ABC
Mar 9, 2011 5:30pm PST
christian. it's this weird evangelical kind of move. they believe in sort of white, middle america, gun toting, i mean, it's scary. they're seriously racist, racist people. >> reporter: the two would be donors were frauds. it was a sting set up by the controversial conservative filmmaker james o'keefe, better known for videos targeting the community organizers at a.c.o.r.n. schiller's comments come at a horrible time for npr, which is fighting republican attempts to eliminate more than 400 million federal dollars that go to public broadcasting. a task made all the more daunting by schiller, caught on tape, saying this. >> it is very clear that we would be better off in the long run without federal funding. npr would definitely survive and most of the stations would survive. >> reporter: comments seized upon by npr's opponents. >> this absolutely shows there are real serious problems at npr. it's time to push big bird out of the nest. >> reporter: npr supporters are distressed. >> obviously it doesn't help when somebody does idiotic things. but there is nothing that replicates what
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Mar 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
really be? so, right now, dan harris has our reality check. >> reporter: across america tonight, the radiation fears are palpable. there's a run on iodide pills, geiger counters and emergency kilts on amazon.com. and everywhere from hawaii -- >> i don't trust what they're saying. >> reporter: to seattle to missouri. but how worried should we really be? radiation is all around us and even inside of us, all the time and it's perfectly natural and safe. to illustrate the point, we got ahold of this geiger counter. and as you can see, even right here in the middle of central park, new york city, there is always a background level of radiation. check this out. we're going to put this on ban th bananas, which contain potassium, and the counter goes up just a little bit. and for the most dramatic reading, here is what happens when we go up to this monument. it's made out of granite. granite is radioactive but perfectly safe. and as you can see, the meter is pretty much pinning. in fact, you're exposed to it every time you fly because you're closer to the radiation of outer space. every year
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Mar 23, 2011 5:30pm PDT
the busiest skies in america, word that the air traffic controller may have been asleep in the tower? >>> and, become a memory superstar, as we show you the latest on how to remember those names, lists, even, where did i put the keys? >>> good evening. as we begin tonight, the last of the legendary superstars has died. a superstar from an era when american movies were so powerful, the whole globe feasted on our celluloid dreams. and her face. elizabeth taylor died of heart failure today at 79. and every generation of americans knew her and followed her turbulent life. the girl with the violet eyes, the woman who broke the rules and the pay barriers for women in film. and in some ways, she created this frenzy of tabloid celebrity we all live amidst still today. but she was also a woman who was never tougher than when looking at her own choices. and here's abc's barbara walters. >> i've had a lot of tragedy in my life. i've had the lowest valleys, the highest highs. i've had extreme happiness. i've had addictions. i'm like a living example of what people can go through and survive. >>
ABC
Mar 31, 2011 6:30pm EDT
america's milk, and that radiation from japan. all day, we have heard the reassurances that the radiation now being found in some of the u.s. milk supply is minimal and poses no risk. so, we spent this day answering some serious questions. since the radiation in some form has been found in 20 states, exactly how much has been linked to the milk and how the are experts sure that it is safe? abc's abbie boudreau is at a lab in california tonight. abbie? >> reporter: diane, with radiation still leaking from the reactors in japan, tonight, there's growing concern in california. if that radiation may end up in our milk supply. environmental laboratory in montgomery, alabama. this lab is the front line of defense, where the government's been working around the clock to track radiation levels in milk produced all over the united states. that fresh milk could end up on your table within a few days. the levels of radioactive iodine detected in milk in washington and california so far are minuscule. the government says 5,000 times lower than what the fda considers a public health concern. and iodin
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Mar 15, 2011 6:30pm EDT
in america? >> even if we had a chernobyl-type accident, the impact on the united states would be minimal. >> reporter: which is why, despite those scary pictures out of japan, the experts are telling us tonight that there is no threat to us here. dan harris, abc news, new york. >>> and when we return, we are going to take you to an inaccessible part of japan and show you how a human chain did so much to help save lives. i've had asthma for 11 years... ...but my symptoms kept coming back... ...kept coming back. then i found out advair helps prevent symptoms from happening in the first place. advair is for asthma that's not well controlled on a long-term asthma medicine, such as an inhaled corticosteroid. advair will not replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. advair contains salmeterol which increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents. advair is not for people whose asthma is well controlled with a long-term asthma control medicine like an inhaled corticosteroid. once your asthma is well controlled
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Mar 29, 2011 5:30pm PDT
into the case. justice ruth bader ginsburg, who more than any other lawyer in america advanced the cause of women's rights before she became a judge, grilled walmart's lawyers about revealing internal statistics. "the company gets reports month after month," she said, "showing that women are passed over for promotion and there is a pay gap. isn't there some responsibility on the company?" theodore boutrous said the statistics were misleading and it does not show there was a gender gap at the stores among comparable people. but several of the male justices were sharply skeptical. justice kennedy. "it's not clear to me what is the unlawful policy that walmart has adopted?" and justice scalia told that walmart's own training materials included the statement that men are more aggressive in seeking advancement, blurted out, "if you have an aggressive woman, promote her." outside, a walmart executive echoed the company's argument that the experiences of just a handful of women, even if true, are just not typical of what happened to more than 1 million other women who worked at walmart an
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Mar 11, 2011 6:30pm EST
matter of time before america's big one, many are taking stock tonight and realizing their disaster plan is a disaster. >> we've got water -- >> reporter: well, this is enough for two people for one day. >> yeah. pretty much. >> reporter: donnell is the e pit tee of laid back west coast prepareness and a stark contrast to the japanese, who never forgot the 1923 quake that killed 100,000. every september, they mark the anniversary with a nationwide disaster drill. there are family outings to earthquake simulators. buildings with gyroscopes so towers will sway and never fall, and while americans depended on a patchwork of air raid sirens and 4:00 a.m. robo calls -- >> this is an urgent message. >> reporter: >> reporter: japan has the world's only earthquake early warning system. the moment it feels the earth shift, messages are sent instantly, while power and gas plants shut out automatically. >> they are state of the art with the tools that are necessary to thwart earthquakes. >> reporter: and consider japan's undersea sensors and tsunami gates, protecting key ports. while just last
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Mar 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT
america is different. as president, i refuse to wait. i am convinced that a failure to act in libya would carry a cost for america. libya and the world would be better off with gadhafi out of power. i along on with other world leaders will pew sue that goal. we welcome the fact that history is on the move in the northeast and north africa and young people are leading the way. because wherever people long to be free, they will find a friend in the united states. >> reporter: president obama also explained why the u.s. was not militarily and unilaterally oust him. he said, we went down that road in iraq. >> i want to bring in george stephanopoulos now. we watched the speech together. he said, we are in the lead of the 07 ration. what does that mean? >> nato is going to take the lead. the real sub text of the speech tonight is mission accomplished militarily. we are going to don't do sanctions but we are not going don't take the lead. because, he said, america's safety is not as risk even though our interests are. >> he made it clear, it could take awhile before gadhafi actually leaves
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